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File:CharlesDodgson.jpg|thumb|alt=Photographic portrait of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll), seated and holding a book|Lewis Carroll '''Charles Lutwidge Dodgson''' (; 27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name '''Lewis Carroll''' (), was an List of English writers|English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon, and photographer. His most famous writings are ''Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'', its sequel ''Through the Looking-Glass'', which includes the poem "Jabberwocky", and the poem ''The Hunting of the Snark'', all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at word play, logic and fantasy. There are societies in many parts of the world dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of his works and the investigation of his life.
Birth date{{Birth date|1832|01|27|df=yes}}
Birth placeDaresbury, Cheshire, England
Death date{{Death date and age|1898|01|14|1832|01|27|df=yes}}
Death placeGuildford, Surrey, England
OccupationWriter, mathematician, Anglican cleric, photographer, artist
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland|British
GenreChildren's literature, fantasy literature, mathematical logic, poetry, literary nonsense, linear algebra, voting theory
Notableworks''Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'',
''Through the Looking-Glass'',
''The Hunting of the Snark'',
"Jabberwocky",
''Curiosa Mathematica, Part I: A New Theory of Parallels'',
''Curiosa Mathematica, Part II: Pillow Problems'',
"The Principles of Parliamentary Representation"
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